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Nashville Sounds beat New Orleans Baby Cakes, 4-1

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds used a familiar mix of dominant pitching and the long ball in a 4-1 win over the New Orleans Baby Cakes in front of 7,853 fans at First Tennessee Park Friday night.

Sounds (8-11) starter Paul Blackburn cruised through five shutout innings and was backed by home runs from Mark Canha and Matt Olson in his first win of the season.

Blackburn allowed only two hits on the night – a double in the first, and a single in the fourth that was erased by a double play. The right-hander took a comebacker off the left leg in the fifth but stayed in the game. He was able to finish the inning but threw only 58 pitches on the night.

Nashville Sounds send two long in 4-1 win over New Orleans Baby Cakes at First Tennessee Park Friday night. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds send two long in 4-1 win over New Orleans Baby Cakes at First Tennessee Park Friday night. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds pitcher Sonny Gray delivers six inning shutout in 9-2 win

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Sonny Gray struck out seven batters over six shutout innings in the Nashville Sounds’ 9-2 win in front of 9,291 fans at First Tennessee Park Thursday night.

Pitching for the first time in a Sounds uniform, the Nashville native cruised through his six frames, allowing only two hits along the way. The right-hander did not walk a batter in the winning effort.

Franklin Barreto didn’t waste any time giving Gray and the Sounds (7-11) an early lead. The 21-year-old led off the bottom of the first inning with his team-leading fourth homer of the season.

Right-hander Sonny Gray Throws Six Shutout Frames in Return Home. (Nashville Sounds)

Right-hander Sonny Gray Throws Six Shutout Frames in Return Home. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds lose 8-3 to Colorado Springs Sky Sox

 

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Nashville SoundsColorado Springs, CO – The Nashville Sounds scored in multiple late innings Monday night, but the comeback attempt came up short in an 8-3 loss to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox at Security Service Field.

The offense was stuck in neutral against Sky Sox (12-5) starter Brandon Woodruff who tossed six shutout innings. The Sounds (6-11) managed just three hits off the right-hander but started to show signs of life when they loaded the bases in the sixth only to be turned away.

Trailing 3-0 into the seventh, Nashville’s Renato Nuñez launched his third homer of the season to trim the deficit to 3-1.

Nashville Drops Second Straight to Fall to 6-11 on the Season. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Drops Second Straight to Fall to 6-11 on the Season. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds rally late to beat Colorado Springs Sky Sox, 5-2

 

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Nashville SoundsColorado Springs, CO – The Nashville Sounds used a flurry of hits in the final two innings to top the Colorado Springs Sky Sox 5-2. The Sounds trailed 2-1 through seven innings but erupted for four runs on seven hits in the final two frames to earn the victory.

The win was just the second for the Sounds all season in a game when they trailed after seven innings. Nashville is now 2-8 in such games.

Melvin Mercedes wasted no time settling in on a chilly evening in Colorado Springs. The second baseman ripped a triple to right field. Mark Canha drove in his fourth run of the season as he lifted a fly ball deep enough into center field to score Mercedes from third.

Nashville Sounds Score Four Runs on Seven Hits in Final Two Innings to beat Sky Sox Saturday. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Score Four Runs on Seven Hits in Final Two Innings to beat Sky Sox Saturday. (Nashville Sounds)

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Lights Go Out on Nashville Sounds and Oklahoma City Dodgers, Game Suspended

 

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Nashville SoundsOklahoma City, OK – With no outs and a runner on first base in the top of the eighth inning for the Sounds a bank of lights at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark went out causing the series finale between the Sounds and the Oklahoma City Dodgers to be suspended. The game will be completed the next time the Sounds visit Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark June 22nd-25th.

On a gusty, damp Friday evening the Sounds offense hit another dry spell. Nashville lit up the scoreboard just once through 7+ innings against the Oklahoma City Dodgers.

Light bank goes out in eighth inning with the game tied at one run apiece. (Nashville Sounds)

Light bank goes out in eighth inning with the game tied at one run apiece. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds let one slip to Oklahoma City, 4-3

 

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Franlin Barreto’s Four-Hit Night Not Enough for Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsOklahoma City, OK –  Franklin Barreto’s seventh career four-hit game was not enough as the Sounds fell to Oklahoma City 4-3 in game three of a four game series. The Dodgers spoiled Corey Walter’s Triple-A debut as they tagged the 24-year-old for three runs on five hits in just 2.2 innings of work.

For the third game in a row the Sounds struck first. In the third inning the Sounds got four consecutive single from Melvin Mercedes, Barreto, Joey Wendle, and Mark Canha. Wendle lined the first pitch he saw into left field where Oklahoma City’s O’Koyea Dickson bobbled the ball allowing each runner to advance an extra 90 feet including a run by Mercedes. Canha then followed that up with a base hit of his own to score Barreto from third base.

Nashville Sounds fall at Oklahoma City Dodgers Thursday night, 4-3. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds fall at Oklahoma City Dodgers Thursday night, 4-3. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds beat Oklahoma City Dodgers 5-3

 

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Nashville SoundsOklahoma City, OK – The Nashville Sounds used a balanced offensive attack and a solid performance from starter Zach Neal on the way to a series-opening 5-3 win over the Oklahoma City Dodgers Tuesday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

Nashville (4-8) busted out of an offensive funk and put up nine hits and drew four walks to give Neal some overdue run support. The right-hander responded with 5 2/3 innings of two-run ball to pick up his first win of the season. Neal limited Oklahoma City (7-6) to six hits, didn’t walk a batter, and struck out five.

Nashville Sounds End Five-Game Losing Streak With Win in Series Opener. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds End Five-Game Losing Streak With Win in Series Opener. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds loses 5-1 to Colorado Springs Sky Sox

 

Colorado Springs’ Josh Hader Tosses Six Solid Innings

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN –  The Nashville Sounds managed just four hits as the offensive funk continued in a 5-1 loss to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox in front of 6,324 fans at First Tennessee Park on Easter Sunday.

In six games on the current homestand, Nashville (3-8) has scored a total of eight runs as their home record fell to 1-5 with the setback. After topping Oklahoma City in the home opener, the Sounds have lost five straight games.

Sky Sox (7-3) starter Josh Hader was sharp from the start as he retired the first six batters he faced. The 23-year-old allowed one run over six-plus innings and earned his second win of the season.

Nashville Sounds losing streak hits five with 5-1 loss to Colorado Springs Sky Sox Sunday at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds losing streak hits five with 5-1 loss to Colorado Springs Sky Sox Sunday at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds lose heartbreaker in extra innings to New Orleans Zephyrs, 4-3

 

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Mike Fiers Dominant Again In No-Decision For Nashville

Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds suffered a 4-3, 12-inning loss against the New Orleans Zephyrs on Sunday afternoon at Zephyr Field.

With the loss, the first-place Sounds (62-54) fell to 1-4 in extra-inning games and saw their division lead reduced to 1 1/2 games.

Nashville, which failed to protect 1-0 and 3-1 advantages on the day, has held a lead in 20 of its 33 road losses this season.

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Nashville’s Michael Blazek powers Sounds to 4-2 victory over New Orleans Zephyrs

 

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First-Place Sounds Take Series Opener Against Division-Rival Z’s

Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – Pitcher Michael Blazek tossed 5 2/3 scoreless innings and accounted for three of Nashville’s four runs scored in the Sounds’ 4-2 victory over New Orleans on Saturday evening at Zephyr Field in the opener of a four-game series.

With the victory, the Sounds (62-53) maintained their two-game lead in the PCL American Conference Southern Division.

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